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Sky Arts (formerly Sky Arts 1, previously Artsworld) is Sky's channel specialising in highbrow arts-related programming. From the late 2000s they branched into the world of comedy with a series of Chekhov plays, intellectual panel show What The Dickens?, and documentaries.

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Urban Myths: Hendrix & Handel. Image shows from L to R: George Frideric Handel (David Haig), Jimi Hendrix (Zach Wyatt)

Urban Myths: Hendrix & Handel

Comedy about Jimi Hendrix and George Frideric Handel, who lived in the same London building 246 years apart.

Joyce Grenfell

Comedy Legends

Series 4, Episode 4 - Joyce Grenfell

Barry Cryer pays tribute to singer, comedian and actress Joyce Grenfell, whose films included The Belles Of St. Trinian's, The Magic Box and The Happiest Days Of Your Life.

Current Sky Arts comedy formats

Formats in development for Sky Arts

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